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Acceptable Solution C/AS5: Buildings used for Business, Commercial and Low Level Storage (Risk Group WB)

Abbreviation
C/AS5
Amendment
4
Version
First edition, amendment 4
Valid from
01/01/2017

Information provider
Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment
Information type
Acceptable Solution
Format
PDF


Description

The Building Code clauses C1 to C6 Protection from Fire relate to protecting people in and around buildings, limiting fire spread and helping firefighting and rescue. This Acceptable Solution can be used for establishing compliance with those clauses for risk group WB. It is one of a suite of Acceptable Solutions C/AS1 to C/AS7, each of them corresponding to a risk group.

Scope

The scope of this Acceptable Solution is restricted to risk group WB. This covers buildings, or parts of buildings, where people work.

These include the following, provided they are no more than 20 storeys high (from ground level):

  • a) Offices (including professional services such as law and accountancy practices)
  • b) Industrial buildings such as factories, processing and manufacturing plants (excluding foamed plastics). May include temperature controlled storage up to a maximum area of 500 m2 with a maximum capable of storage height of 5.0 m.
  • c) Buildings or parts of buildings capable of less than 5.0 m storage height
  • ca) Warehouses and storage buildings capable of storage of 5.0 m or greater but with a height to apex of less than 8.0 m and building floor area of less than 4200 m2
  • d) Temperature controlled storage capable of less than 3.0 m high storage height
  • e) Laboratories
  • f) Light aircraft hangars,
  • g) Normally unoccupied buildings such as buildings containing plant or fixed machinery only, and
  • h) Spray painting operations, whether or not within a spray booth.
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Acceptable Solution C/AS5: Buildings used for Business, Commercial and Low Level Storage (Risk Group WB)

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Acceptable Solution C/AS5: Buildings used for Business, Commercial and Low Level Storage (Risk Group WB)

Description

The Building Code clauses C1 to C6 Protection from Fire relate to protecting people in and around buildings, limiting fire spread and helping firefighting and rescue. This Acceptable Solution can be used for establishing compliance with those clauses for risk group WB. It is one of a suite of Acceptable Solutions C/AS1 to C/AS7, each of them corresponding to a risk group.

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Acceptable Solution C/AS5: Buildings used for Business, Commercial and Low Level Storage (Risk Group WB)
Description

The Building Code clauses C1 to C6 Protection from Fire relate to protecting people in and around buildings, limiting fire spread and helping firefighting and rescue. This Acceptable Solution can be used for establishing compliance with those clauses for risk group WB. It is one of a suite of Acceptable Solutions C/AS1 to C/AS7, each of them corresponding to a risk group.

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Acceptable Solution C/AS5: Buildings used for Business, Commercial and Low Level Storage (Risk Group WB)

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